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The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat: A Guide to Essential Features, Gear, and Handling

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"An invaluable resource. [Vigor's] practical wisdom gives you the know-how and confidence to prepare your boat for the sea."--Cruising World. Here is the book that answer the sailor's fundamental question--"Can my boat take me offshore safely?"--then shows how to make it happen.
Paperback, 232 pages
Published April 11th 2001 by International Marine Publishing (first published September 1st 1999)
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Ben Starling
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Topics Covered

defining seaworthiness
fitting out: spars, rigging, tackle, engine, nav gear etc
heavy weather
anchoring
gastro-navigation and galleys


The Best Part: There were two best parts in this book for me. The number 1 best part was the excellent definition of seaworthiness.

I have heard the term 'seaworthy' used so many times - bandied about really. To have it nailed down and specifically and practically defined was extremely helpful - just what I needed to hone my yacht design research cr
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